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Saint-Sulpice, Québec, Canada - Église de Saint-Sulpice 1095, rue Notre-Dame, Saint-Sulpice, QUÉBEC Established 1831 Source: Google maps

Saint-Sulpice, Québec

The municipality of the parish of Saint-Sulpice is located east of Montreal. It is part of the administrative region of Lanaudière and the regional municipality of the county of Assomption.

The municipality stretches over more than 37 square kilometers. Located only about twenty minutes from the Island of Montreal, Saint-Sulpice is also part of the Metropolitan Community of Montreal.

This territory has been frequented by the Indians for almost 5000 years. At the time of New France, it was here that the oldest seigniories were granted in the middle of the 17th century. It is well known that the territory of the island of Montreal belonged to the Sulpicians and that is why the name of Saint-Sulpice was chosen to designate these places.

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Saint-Sulpice, Québec, Canada

Église de Saint-Sulpice
1095, rue Notre-Dame, Saint-Sulpice, QUÉBEC
Established 1831
Source: Google maps

Saint-Sulpice, Québec, Canada


Saint-Sulpice, Québec, Canada


Saint-Sulpice, Québec, Canada

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Saint-Sulpice, Québec, Canada

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Saint-Sulpice, Québec, Canada

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  • 1640 - Seigniory (St. Sulpice) Granted, 17th Dec., 1640, to Sieurs Cherrier and Leroyer

  • 1703 - The parish of St-Sulpice opened

    Le Programme de recherche en démographie historique - Univeriste de Montreal
  • The first church in Saint-Sulpice, a sign of the parish's population growth, was erected in 1706.
  • News  1816 - Ate Hemlock
    A Quebec paper of the 21st ult. says - On the 15th instant, two men, returning from Montreal, as they were passing along the river near St. Sulpice, eat some hemlock, which they mistook for another plant, usually eaten in this country - in a hour and a half after, they were both dead.
    New-Jersey Journal
    New Jersey
    July 23, 1816
  • 1831 - Église de Saint-Sulpice established at Saint-Sulpice
  • 1832 - ST. SULPICE,
    seigniory, in the co. of L'Assomption, is bounded N.E. by Lavalrie with its augmentation and teh T. of Kildare; S.W. by the S. of L'Assomption; in the rear by the T. of Rawdon; in front by the St. Lawrence. - Two leagues in front by six in depth. Granted, 17th Dec., 1640, to Sieurs Cherrier and Leroyer, and i s now the property of the seminary of St. Sulpice at Montreal. - More than three-fourths of this seigniory is well cultivated, and for the goodness of its soil, the quality of the timber and state of improvement is not surpassed by any that surround it. The whole seigniory is conceded and contains 750 lots of different extents, generally from 3 to 30 or 40 arpents each; these lots are divided into eleven ranges or cotes. More than three-fourths of the lots are built upon and settled...

    This seigniory contains 3 parishes; St. Sulpice, St. Pierre du Portage and St. Jacques, in which there are 3 parochial churches and 3 presbyteries...

    The Village of St. Sulpice is built on...

  • 1835 - Assomption County
    Assomption County is bounded north-west by the north line of the province, north-east by Berthier county, south-east by the St. Lawrence, and south west by Lachenaye county. This county is narrow, being from six to ten miles in width. It contains, in the part surveyed, about two hundred square miles. It embraces the seigniory of St. Sulpice, and the town ships of Rawdon and Chertsey. This county is remarkably well watered by the river Assomption and its large and numerous branches. St. Sulpice is well settled, is in a high state of cultivation, and is very productive. The village of Assomption is situated in a beautiful bend of the river Assomption. It is the principal place, and a place of considerable business. Population in 1831, 12,767.

  • 1873
    ST. SULPICE, a post village in L'Assomption co. Que., on the N. shore of the St. Lawrence, 29 miles below Montreal. It contains 4 stores. Pop. 300
    Lovell's gazetteer of British North America; J. Lovell; Montreal, 1873
  • 1885 - Canadian Towns which are Infected
    The State Board of Health of Maine announces, that besides Montreal and its suburbs, the following named places in the Province of Quebec are affected with small-pox; Batiscan, Oct. 22, 7 families; Bersenels, below Tadousac, Nov 6, 4 families; Cap St. Ignace, Oct. 29, 50 cases, Chambly, Oct 27, 2 cases; Grondines, Oct. 18, several deaths; Lachine, Nov. 4, another new case, Laprairie, Oct. 22, 1 child died and 3 sick, L'Islet, Oct. 29, 6 cases; Longueuil, Nov. 3, 7 cases, have been 20 in all, Lorette, Oct 28, six cases; Maissonneuve, Oct. 31; Mascouche, Oct 31; Montmagny, Oct 29, one case; Ottawa, Nov. 6, several cases; Pointe aux Trembles, Port Neuf, Oct. 29, six cases, Riviere du Loup, Oct 23 ten cases, Rimouski, Oct, 21, 8 cases, St Francis, Temisconata Co, Nov 7, 7 cases, St Joseph de Levis, Oct 31, St. Lambert, Nov 3, 1 case, St. I in, Nov. 5; St. Martin, Oct 27 2 houses, St. Michel, Oct. 27, 4 deaths recently, St. Paschal, Oct 23 3 cases; St. Remi, Oct 27, 2 houses, St Roch, Nov. ... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Saint Sulpice
    Saint Sulpice, a post-village in L'Assomption co., Quebec, on the N. shore of the St. Lawrence, 29 miles below Montreal. Pop. 300.
    Lippincott's Gazetteer of the World: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World Containing Notices of Over One Hundred and Twenty-five Thousand Places ... Joseph Thomas January 1, 1895 J.B. Lippincott
  • 1906
    Saint Sulpice, a post-village of L'Assomption co., Quebec, on the N. shore of the St. Lawrence, 29 miles below Montreal. Pop. 150.
    Lippincott's New Gazetteer: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World, Containing the Most Recent and Authentic Information Respecting the Countries, Cities, Towns ... in Every Portion of the Globe Publisher J.B. Lippincott Company, 1906

  • 2023 - There's something for everyone in Saint-Sulpice. Here's a list of places to go and things to do in this delightful town:
    1. Parc Saint-Sulpice: Start your visit with a leisurely stroll or a picnic in Parc Saint-Sulpice. This scenic park is perfect for enjoying the outdoors, with walking trails, green spaces, and a serene atmosphere.

    2. Maison de la Culture: Explore the cultural heritage of Saint-Sulpice by visiting the Maison de la Culture. This cultural center often hosts art exhibitions, performances, and events showcasing local talent.

    3. Église de Saint-Sulpice: Admire the stunning architecture of Église de Saint-Sulpice, the town's historic church. It's a beautiful example of Quebecois religious architecture and is worth a visit, even if you're not religious.

    4. Parc des Loisirs: If you're traveling with family, Parc des Loisirs is a great place to spend the day. This park offers playgrounds, sports fields, and plenty of space for a fun day outdoors.

    5. Kayaking and Canoeing: Saint-Sulpice is located on the banks of the Saint Lawrence River, making it an ideal spot for water activities. ... Read MORE...

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Ancestors Who Were Born or Died in Saint-Sulpice, Québec, Canada

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male ancestorJean CUSSON (11 November 1630, Ste-Marguerite-sur-Duclair, Rouen, Normandie, France - 8 April 1718, Saint-Sulpice, Québec, Canada)
male ancestorPierre PICHÉ dit LAMUSETTE (18 August 1632, Poitiers, France - 31 October 1713, Saint-Sulpice, Québec, Canada)
female ancestorMarie FOUBERT (13 July 1640, St-Vivien de Rouen, Normandie, France - 21 January 1715 , Saint-Sulpice, Québec, Canada)
female ancestorMarguerite DE LAPLACE (1643, Paris, France - 7 October 1735, Saint-Sulpice, Québec, Canada)
female ancestorMichelle CHARLIER (CHARTIER) (1644, Paris, France - 28 January 1729, Saint-Sulpice, Québec, Canada)
female ancestorMarie-Marguerite JOURDAIN (12 November 1648, Rouen, France - 19 May 1720, Saint-Sulpice, Québec, Canada)
female ancestorCatherine DURAND (1649, Paris, France - 30 October 1713, Saint-Sulpice, Québec, Canada)
male ancestorClaude ROBILLARD (1650, , France - 24 May 1719, Saint-Sulpice, Québec, Canada)
male ancestorThomas DUHAMEL dit SANSFAÇON (1655, , France - 10 April 1741, Saint-Sulpice, Québec, Canada)

Ancestors Who Were Married in Saint-Sulpice, Québec, Canada

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male ancestorPhilippe LARCHEVÊQUE dit LARCHE (17 February 1674 - ) and female ancestorJeanne DESMARAIS (20 August 1682 - 14 October 1737) married 18 October 1706
male ancestorIsaac (Jean Baptiste) LUSSIER (11 August 1685 - 2 November 1708 ) and female ancestorMarie-Françoise FOISY (21 January 1688 - 5 April 1737) married 28 October 1707
male ancestorNicolas LAURENCE (16 November 1682 - 4 April 1754) and female ancestorMarie-Madeleine MIGNERON (5 February 1691 - 12 June 1721) married 24 January 1708
male ancestorJean FERRÉ dit LACHAPELLE (18 September 1670 - 1713) and female ancestorCatherine RICHAUME (2 February 1692 - 28 July 1767) married 18 November 1709
male ancestorLouis PICHÉ (PICHET) (12 September 1691 - 11 February 1778) and female ancestorFrançoise GELINEAU (1691 - 13 April 1764) married 11 January 1712
male ancestorJoseph LAPORTE (13 September 1690 - 30 January 1728) and female ancestorMarie-Anne CASAVANT (1685 - ) married 10 January 1712
male ancestorPierre GOUR dit LAVIGNE (25 June 1662 - 14 April 1732) and female ancestorCatherine RICHAUME (2 February 1692 - 28 July 1767) married 28 August 1713
male ancestorGabriel TROTTET dit ST-JEAN (1688 - 16 July 1746) and female ancestorThérèse BADAILLAC (21 August 1685 - 30 November 1756) married 8 January 1713
male ancestorJean-Baptiste ROBERT dit LAFONTAINE (13 June 1688 - 21 May 1748) and female ancestorGeneviève BRÉBANT dite LECOMPTE (1696 - 11 October 1746) married 4 February 1714
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